Download MIUI 12.0.4.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 8 Explorer [V12.0.4.0.QEHCNXM]

Updated on August 24, 2020: Today Xiaomi re-released the MIUI 12 for Mi 8 Explorer in China with version V12.0.2.0.QEHCNXM.

Updated on August 18, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled MIUI 12 for the Mi 8 Explorer in China with software version V12.0.1.0.QEHCNXM. The update brings new MIUI 12 features, and many new UI changes.

Updated on November 4, 2019: Xiaomi has started rolling out the latest MIUI 11 update to its eligible devices over OTA via batches. First, the company released a Chinese beta update and now they are rolling MIUI 11 stable ROM for both Indian and Chinese variant devices. As we speak, Xiaomi started rolling MIUI 11.0.3.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 8 Explorer (codenamed: ursa) based on Android 9.0 Pie. The update is only for the Mi 8 Explorer Chinese variant and there is no confirmation on global release. If you want to try, here we have shared the ROM download link, flash tools, and installation steps below.

The latest update is now rolling for Mi 8 Explorer in China with software version V11.0.3.0.PEHCNXM. The latest OTA update is in incremental mode and will take some time to arrive on all Mi 8 Explorer Chinese variant devices. If you’re using the device over China Stable ROM, check for OTA updates manually. Otherwise, you can also install the firmware manually. The firmware update brings most of the Android 9.0 Pie core features along with its own customized features. Such as new UI, always-on display, nature sounds, Mi Share, tasks, doc viewer, printing, and some bug fixes.

Download MIUI 11.0.3.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 8 Explorer [V11.0.3.0.PEHCNXM]

Check Software Update (OTA)

If your Mi 8 Explorer China variant device isn’t receiving the software OTA updates then check for the OTA update manually. If the latest MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 8 Explorer (ursa) update is available, simply download and install it.

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Head to the device Settings > tap on the About Phone > tap on Software Update.

Please Note:

The software update is rolling out via OTA and will take some time to receive. The larger file size may eat all of your carrier data. So, connect your device to a Wi-Fi network and charge the phone battery as well.

Downloads and Changelog:

V12.0.4.0.QEHCNXMRecovery ROM | OTA ROM Control center

  • New: Tapping a blank spot in Control center closes it now
V12.0.2.0.QEHCNXM

Recovery ROM | OTA ROM

This is a re-released version of MIUI 12 for Mi 8 Explorer

Same changelog as V12.0.1.0.QEHCNXM

V12.0.1.0.QEHCNXM

Recovery ROM | OTA ROM

  • Highlights
    • MIUI 12. Yours alone.
  • System animations
    • New: All-new physically based animation engine with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look.
    • New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.
    • Optimization: Animations in selected scenes
  • System visuals
    • Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.
    • Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make content structure clear.
  • Control center
    • New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
    • New: When Notification shade is open, swipe down from the upper right corner to open Control center
    • Optimization: MIUI 11 custom toggle order is preserved after updating to MIUI 12
    • Fix: Some toggles disappeared from Control center in the editing mode
  • Dark mode
    • Optimization: Brightness and color improvements for wallpapers in Dark mode
  • System
    • Optimization: Full screen gestures are now ignored on the Lock screen alarm page
    • Fix: Home screen went black and started flashing after unlocking in some cases
    • Updated Android Security Patch to August 2020. Increased system security.
  • Lock screen
    • Fix: Custom signature didn’t appear on the Lock screen
  • Status bar, Notification shade
    • New: Screen lights up with an animation now
    • New: Status bar color gradient animation
    • Fix: Notification shade wasn’t displayed correctly in Dark mode
  • Home screen
    • New: App drawer allows you to keep your Home screen neat and categorizes apps so you can find them faster.
  • Weather
    • New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
  • Settings
    • New: Security introduces new comprehensive privacy protection mechanisms.
    • New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features up front.
  • Notes
    • New: You can create folders with notes now.
    • New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
    • New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
    • New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.
  • Security
    • New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
    • New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
V11.0.3.0.PEHCNXM

Recovery ROM | OTA ROM

  • System
    • Updated Android Security Patch to October 2019. Increased system security.
  • Music
    • Optimization: The UI of the player is more simple and intuitive now
    • Optimization: Local songs and items in the favorites are arranged better now
    • Fix: We improved a couple of things and fixed some bugs

Steps to Install MIUI 12  China Stable ROM for Mi 8 Explorer (ursa)

First of all, check out all the requirements, download links, and more. Then, proceed to the installation steps.

Pre-Requirements:

  • This guide is for Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer (ursa) only.
  • A PC/Laptop and a USB cable are required to connect your device with the computer.
  • For safety reasons, make sure to take a complete backup.
  • Now, you will have to install the Mi Flash Tool on your PC.
  • Download and install the ADB and Fastboot Tools on your PC.
  • Make sure to install the latest Xiaomi USB Drivers on your computer as well.
  • Plug your device to the charger and charge it to full.

Disclaimer:

GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any kind of hardware or software issues on your devices during or after following this guide or flashing any file. Follow this guide properly, take a full backup, and do it at your own risk.

Instructions to Install:

Now, you’re all set to install the latest MIUI 12 China Stable ROM for Mi 8 Explorer (ursa) device manually. Follow the installation guide completely.

Guide to Install MIUI ROM on Xiaomi Device [Recovery/Fastboot]

Additionally, you can also check out our full-depth guide video from below:

Video Guide on Steps to Flash Xiaomi Device using Fastboot Method

We hope that the guide of installation will be helpful to you. For any queries, do let us know in the comments below.

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